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# Struggles

Last year
# Struggles
Michael Obafemi ends a year to remember with a performance to forget
Ireland striker has emerged as a focal point in attack but his lack of impact against Norway is a sign of development needed in his game.
# Struggles
'I became a self-harmer, I didn’t want to be here frankly' - Kelly Holmes
The double Olympic champion says she suffered a breakdown in 2020.
All time
# Struggles
French Open quarter-finalist 'locked herself away, cried' before match
Barbora Krejcikova, ranked 33 in the world, defeated America’s Sloane Stephens, the 2018 runner-up in Paris.
# Phil the thrill
Mickelson takes slender lead into final day after extraordinary third round at USPGA Championship
Rory McIlroy’s challenge has faded though Padraig Harrington and Shane Lowry are better placed.
# Struggles
Patrice Evra attacks Manchester United hierarchy for ‘damaging’ club
The Frenchman took aim at the way the club is run under Ed Woodward.
# getting better
'I was overweight' - Crystal Palace star reveals reason behind initial struggles
Jordan Ayew opened up on his difficult start to life at Selhurst Park after scoring a dramatic late winner against West Ham.
# Struggles
Belgium boss Martinez urges Lukaku to leave Man United
The Belgium boss feels the striker needs to find a move club in order to re-discover his best form.
# Struggles
'I don't think I was even at 50% fitness' - Arsenal's Suarez relives nightmare loan spell
The 25-year-old joined the Gunners in January but made only six substitute appearances under Unai Emery.
# Struggles
Ireland leave Rome 'relieved' but underperformance causes concern
Joe Schmidt said he was proud of how his players responded in the second half.
# Struggles
Atmosphere at Man United under Mourinho 'wasn't healthy' – Sanchez
The Chilean said he lost his confidence under the club’s former manager despite claiming the Portuguese was one of the best coaches in the world
# back to bite
Australia PM loses 30th consecutive opinion poll - a benchmark he used to oust former leader
Turnbull says he regrets making the remarks.
# Looking Back
Luka Modric on Tottenham regret, Real Madrid struggles
The Croatian midfielder admits he is still disappointed at having failed to land a trophy at Spurs.
# Struggles
Extra €60,000 given to St Vincent de Paul to deal with post-Christmas poverty
A total of €1.4 million has been given to the SVP by the Government this year.
# Cheltenham
2015 Gold Cup winner loses fitness battle to make this year's race
Coneygree’s injury issues have failed to clear up.
# Struggles
Zidane demands faltering Madrid to work harder after dropping more points at home
Atletico Madrid are taking full advantage as they sit top of La Liga.
# Born to Run
Bruce Springsteen opens up about depression in his new memoir
The singer reveals that the recording of Wrecking Ball in 2012 was one of his lowest points.
# the struggle is real
18 truly precarious struggles every gal will recognise
“Will I be stuck in this sweaty sports bra forever? Maybe.”
# is maith liom
This sketch perfectly sums up the struggle of the Irish Leaving Cert oral
For the person who goes in without a clue.
# The lads
14 struggles for people who grew up with only brothers
Boys will be boys.
9 struggles of bringing your phone to bed
Can’t live with it, can’t live without checking it every seven minutes.
# Struggles
10 things that nobody, NOBODY is good at
# Struggles
McIlroy drops out of contention at the Korea Open
The Northern Irish golfer had been near the lead before a disastrous third round.
# Struggles
Mixed fortunes for high-profile gay athletes since coming out
Orlando Cruz and Robbie Rogers have made their mark but the NBA’s Jason Collins still hasn’t found a new team.